Imagine living 45 minutes from the sandy beaches of Sanibel Island, a few hours from Miami and the Florida Keys…join the team at Best Friends Animal Hospital and this can be your life. Best friends Animal hospital is seeking the right veterinarian to join our family. If you are compassionate with a serious drive to succeed, this is the environment that will help you excel.
Located in the Gateway community of Fort Myers, Best Friends provides quality healthcare in a warm and inviting atmosphere. We cherish our community and know the importance of giving back, we are involved with rescue organizations and community outreach programs. Pet parents truly appreciate the passion and dedication our team has for their furry family members.
Best Friends Animal Hospital values the contributions of each team member. In our family-like atmosphere, we strive to maintain a positive work environment in which our staff embodies true teamwork. We host quarterly off-site activities to reinforce and build a stronger team as well as a healthier work environment.
5 exam rooms, a dedicated cat room, a comfort room, a treatment area, a surgery suite.
Large and small dog wards as well as a dedicated cat ward.
Complete pharmacy with an extensive inventory of established pharmaceuticals.
In-house ECGs with a specialist on call
Digital x-ray for excellent films in seconds
Comprehensive surgery monitoring with CO2, blood pressure, etc.
Ultra-sonic dental equipment and digital dental x-ray
In-house laboratory capabilities for selected blood chemistries, urinalysis, and sediments, PCV, TP, and various ELISA tests run by technicians. Also, close association with external full-service clinical and pathological laboratories
Career growth opportunities
Health, Dental, Vision
Paid CE & Dedicated PTO
Funds for DEA and Licensure
Self-care wellness benefits like free counseling services, and discounted fitness memberships
Our Ideal Candidate:
Any experience level considered
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an accredited university.
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which the applicant is to be employed.
The ability to make decisions and communicate clearly and effectively with fellow team members.
A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
Explore Ft. Myers, FL:
We are conveniently located near the Fort Myers Airport, and Jet Blue Stadium, home to the Red Sox spring training. In addition to being close to Jet Blue Stadium, we are also a short 15-minute drive from Hertz Arena, home to the minor league hockey team the Florida Everblades. Hertz Arena also hosts many concerts and events such as Cirque du Soleil. In Ft. Myers you will enjoy beautiful weather year-round, beaches, tasty restaurants, and great shopping. For outdoor enthusiasts, we have nature preserves, bike trails that crisscross the city, and water sports galore. Water lovers may enjoy fishing for Grouper, jet skiing, boating or just relaxing on beautiful Fort Myers Beach.
NVA is a leading global veterinary community of more than 1,400 veterinary hospitals and pet resorts united in the love of animals and the people who love them. Our animal care ecosystem spans the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore. Rooted in a culture of compassion, innovation and collaboration, NVA champions each hospital's unique culture and provides the support and opportunities veterinary teams need to deliver exceptional care to pets and their families.